Faculty Position in Data Science

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2015. This tenure-track position is focused on specialization in the area of data science. Successful candidates should be committed to high quality scholarly activities including the development of a vibrant research program supported by external funding, and active participation in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Pratt faculty and student community are currently very diverse and are strongly committed to enhancing this diversity. Thus candidates from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition, Duke encourages interdisciplinary collaboration within and between departments, as well as entrepreneurial activities, which serve to broaden the societal impact of its research and teaching. Tenure-track appointments at the Associate Professor level are anticipated and Full Professor level with tenure may be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants.

Applications received prior to January 1, 2015, will receive priority in consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Applicants should electronically submit: (1) cover letter (including email, address, and phone number), (2) complete curriculum vitae, (3) Statement of achievements in teaching (2 pages) and research (2 pages), and (4) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to the secure website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4803.

The Pratt School of Engineering is an inclusive, dynamic, innovative school committed to fostering a diverse educational environment, and we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Duke University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and promoting qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Associate in Research


Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a background in physics, mechanical engineering and/or electrical engineering. Candidates with expertise in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Familiarity with academic research environments and supply needs.
  • Equipment ordering/maintenance/trouble-shooting.
  • Research program support.
  • Laboratory space management.

The candidate will manage the day-to-day supply and facility needs of the laboratory. The candidate will be responsible for equipment ordering, maintenance, and general logistic troubleshooting. The candidate will assist in operation of circuit prototyping equipment, 3D printing facilities, and support experimental efforts in general.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to: Bethany Day, Assistant Director to the Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics (CMIP) at Bethany.Day@Duke.edu. Please note the position “Lab Technician” in the subject line.

Deadline: Currently accepting applications